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Feb 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
-- food, shelter and education. in the beginning, these needs are met at home. but in industrial societies, that soon changes. teacher: times three... we educate our children in schools. how would you read this number ? 21,000. you're getting these two a little mixed up from the example before. we earn our daily bread in offices, and we buy it in markets. but in many cultures, the household is still the most basic unit of society, where people spend most of their days, producing what they need to live and teaching their children their values and culture. anthropologist richard wilk. a household is an activity group. it's a group of people who work together, who consume together, who take part in all the activities of everyday life. it's a unit of people cooperating and sharing -- putting money together, putting work together, taking care of children, living under a single roof. keach: what makes households so different from culture to culture ? archaeologists are looking for patterns in the past. their search takes us back to a time when the home was the center of society, protec
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
education that they told us. they never explained to us or even let us know what a concussion was. i had no idea until recently. even since i retired in 2008 from the patriots, i would still experience headaches. i would experience headaches from sunday until tuesday and wednesday. even at times, there's a sense of loneliness, anxiety problems, and sometimes i just get headaches from just being in bright lights. it is tough. people have to understand these players, a lot of their agenda is based on money, but a lot of these players are really suffering read this is for real. i am experiencing now. i am scared to death. i have children and a beautiful wife. i'm scared what will happen to me 10, 15 years from now. >> law concussion were once an unspoken and misunderstood problem, today more than 4000 former nfl players have filed a lawsuit against the league. they contend the nfl, which makes $9.5 billion a year, new hits to the head could lead to long-term brain damage but chose not disclose that information. new rules are being instituted to minimize future injuries. for example, a player c
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
-- versus board of education. then the supreme court comes back in 1955 and refuses to put a timetable on it. so, activists, like rosa parks, -- there is a workshop in tennessee for people that want to implement school desegregation because the court will not press it forward. she attend this workshop. it is a very important and transformative time for her. she described it as the first time she could discuss things with my people and not feel hostility. there were 40 people attending the workshop. everyone was committed to school desegregation. her own spirit lives. she talks about love and miles horton's sense of humor. getting to eat and be in a interracial space, people eating together, they shared rooms, they sat outside together. that freedom was also transformative, personally. she comes back, and in some ways, the atmosphere of segregation in montgomery becomes harder to bear, i think. the evening of dec. 1st, 1955, she had gotten off work. she decides to wait for a less crowded bus, she grows to the drug store and buys a few things and boards around 5:30 at night. she sits in the
Feb 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
depressive episode. i had a good life. i had good parents, i had a good upbringing, i had a good education. it was all good, pretty much. andrew leuchter: one way of thinking of depression is that we all have a normal mood regulating mechanism and we all go up and down, but it's when you get stuck down, it's not just that you've gone down, but you go down and you stay down for weeks. i was an adolescent, somewhere around 11 or 12, and i can remember sitting in our living room in the dark, and just not really wanting to communicate with anybody, not wanting to say anything, just-- and i would have these thoughts that said, "they don't really love you. they don't like you. you're not worth anything," and they were just over and over. and i just began to retreat and thought, "well, i'll just be quiet." andrew leuchter: if somebody comes in a stressful life situation, they have a depression, they say, "doctor, this has never happened to me before." we treat them, they get well and they stay well. unfortunately, many patients have had a previous episode and will go on to have huger episodes. on
Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
everyone, every girl, every child to be educated. we have organized by fund. >> those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with aaron matÉ. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around the world. 10 years ago this week, a defining moment occurred in the bush administration's push to invade iraq. on february 5, 2003, then secretary of state general colin powell addressed the and security council and made the case for a first strike attack on iraq. powell presented satellite photographs, tapes of intercepted conversations between iraqi military officers, and information from iraqi defectors and people seized in afghanistan and elsewhere since 9/11. powell's message was clear: iraq possessed extremely dangerous weapons of mass destruction and saddam hussein was systematically trying to deceive u.n. inspectors by hiding prohibited weapons. this was part of his presentation. >> one of the most worrisome things that emerges from the intelligence file we have on the biological weapo
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
which was blocked undocumented immigrants to health care, education. a cartoonist named lalo alcaraz decided to make up a name and character to to win the debate pakistan was daniel d portado. >> i remember the day in the summer i was driving my friend to the airport because he lived in the bay area. i could feel in the pit of my stomach, we were talking about prop. 187 and how awful it was and all of the heat it generated and legitimized to some people -- the wanteds if th to make california so unpopular that would leave on their own. they decided to roll with this idea. first they came up with the fake group called hispanics for wilson. it was some militant, its members were willing to the poor themselves. >> that is where self deportation concept was born. >> is also how the fake leader of this organization was born. >> we had to come up with a name for the leader of this group. i don't know how it came to me, but this guy was -- had to be so staunchly anti-himself and myself hating, right-wing republican like herman cain or something like that, that his very name had to s
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